Job Description for Junior Coach for Coolbinia Junior Cricket Club
Job Description: Junior/Youth Coach
To provide an enjoyable and safe sporting experience for an assigned group of players while they learn individual and team cricket skills, sportsmanship and fair play.
- Attend registration day(s) and most Club functions
- Establish and conduct an appropriate training program for your team
- Preside over team activities including all scheduled team practices and games
- Instruct players in skill development, safety, rules, fair play and sportsmanship
- Enter weekly scores on My Cricket by given deadlines (or assign someone to undertake task)
- Be responsible for club equipment
- Liaise with parents on their child’s participation and progress
- Attend committee meetings and update team progress
- Represent the club in a responsible and appropriate manner
- Willingness to commit time to one training session and game-day each week
- Ability to communicate with the club's committee and parents
- Aptitude to represent the club and your team responsibly and in a sportsmanlike manner throughout the season
- Have a general understanding of My Cricket rules applying to your clubs local district
- Proven cricket background (not essential)
- Hold Working With Children Card (essential)
- Hold Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (or be prepared to attend course at Club’s expense)
- Hold a current First Aid Certificate (not essential)
Most junior coaches reluctantly fall into the role of coaching their child's team and discover that it gives them more energy, enthusiasm and drive in other areas of their life.
We are a community club and coaching is a fun community parenting activity to help bring our next generation through as great members of society.
You need 5 things to be a great Coach
1. Turn Up
2. Turn Up on Time
3. A mental or written plan of how you want to run a training session
4. Get along with other people and be encouraging of all players and parents.
5. Willingness to learn and give things a go.
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